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Vail Valley Spotlight: St. Mary’s Preschool

Lauren Glendenning
Vail, CO Colorado
Special to the DailyFrom left, Jackie Eisenmann, Agnes Harakal, Julie Lingle and Darlene Pritchard teach at St. Mary's Preschool in Eagle, a nonprofit organization.

Name: St. Mary’s Preschool

Director: Agnes Harakal

Location: 215 Capitol St., Eagle

Phone: (970) 328-5699

E-mail address:

Hours: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Years in business: 17

What is the organization’s mission and who benefits from its work?

To provide a quality, traditional preschool opportunity for children ages 3 to 5.

Where does your funding come from?

St. Clare of Assisi Parish, tuition and our annual bingo fundraiser. This year our bingo fundraiser is at the Fairgrounds in Eagle, Saturday, March 14, from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

How many staff members work for you?

We have four teachers; two work with the 3-year-old group, and two work with the 4-year-old group. There are 14 children in each group, and they stay with the same group of children and teachers for two years.

Anything else you’d like the community to know about the organization?

At our preschool, we feel it is important to educate the whole child, promoting physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of young children. We believe that each child is a special gift entrusted to our care.

Contact Community Editor Lauren Glendenning at 970-748-2983 or

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